Academic standards progression

Cornerstone:

Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
 

Reading - Literature

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With prompting and support, orally identify characters, setting, and major events in a story.
 
Using graphic organizers or including written details and illustrations when developmentally appropriate, describe characters, settings, and major events in a story using key details.
 
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
 
Describe characters in a story and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
 
 
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in a text, such as a character's thoughts, words, or actions
 
Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in a text.
 
Describe how the plot of a story or drama unfolds, as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution
 
Analyze how specific elements of a story or drama interact with and affect each other.
 
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
 
Analyze how complex characters, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text to impact meaning.
 
Analyze how an author's choices regarding the development and interaction of characters, events, and ideas over the course of a text impact meaning.
 

Reading - Informational Texts

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Standard Text
 
With prompting and support, orally identify the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
 
Using graphic organizers or including written details and illustrations when developmentally appropriate, describe the connections between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
 
Describe the connections between a series of historical events, scientific ideas, or steps in a process in a text.
 
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
 
 
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in a text.
 
Explain the relationships and interactions among two or more individuals, events, and/or ideas in a text.
 
Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and developed in a text.
 
Analyze the relationships and interactions among individuals, events, and/or ideas in a text.
 
Analyze the techniques used to distinguish between and to make connections among individuals, events, or ideas in a text.
 
Analyze how an author presents and develops key ideas and events to impact meaning.
 
Analyze how an author's choices regarding the ordering of ideas and events, the introduction and development of ideas, and connections among ideas impact meaning.